Doctors are starting to prescribe these drugs for anticoagulation instead of Coumadin. Here’s what you need to know about them.
As a British Plastic Surgeon, I admit I was ignorant of the positive esthetic and emotional impact of cosmetic dentistry for the majority of my career. Embarrassingly, this is despite treating the same ‘real estate’ as my dental colleagues on a daily basis. However, I am confident that most, if not all, of my medical colleagues involved in esthetics are … Read More
While medical emergencies occur infrequently, they are 5.8 times more likely to happen in the dental office than in the medical office. Increasingly, more complicated patients are presenting to the dental office for procedures that are often deemed stressful. The dental interventions often take hours, increasing the risk of adverse events. It is therefore critical for dental offices to be adequately prepared for these infrequent occurrences.
The availability of various technologies has made it possible to “think traditional but process digital,” allowing more general dentists to integrate dental implant treatments into their practices. However, successful implant treatments are predicated on knowledge and skill, which can only be cultivated through proper education, hands-on training, and mentoring through programs like the Little Implant Co.’s Mentor In A Box.
I have heard people say it is dangerous for general dentists to carry out orthodontics. If they don’t have an understanding of the full benefits of orthodontics and how to diagnose and assess, then there may be some truth to that. However, I would argue it is just as dangerous for general dentists NOT to carry out ortho-restorative dentistry.
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